News & Updates

  San Diego’s Biggest Corporate Run and Party!   High Performance Movement, one of San Diego’s premier race management companies, is thrilled to announce that America’s Finest Corporate Dash 5K will be back in San Diego for its 2nd year on Thursday night, June 22nd at Qualcomm Stadium. The inaugural event in 2016 hosted over […]

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On March 31, President Trump signed two Executive Orders related to trade. The first requires the Office of the United States Trade Representative and the Department of Commerce to prepare a report examining trade with countries with which the United States had a significant 2016 trade deficit in goods. The second order directs the Department […]

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The Chamber’s 12th Annual Binational Delegation to Mexico City brought nearly 90 business and community leaders as well as elected officials from San Diego and Baja, California to Mexico’s capital. The focus of our trip was to reaffirm our region’s commitment to binational collaboration, strengthen diplomatic and economic ties, and advance the policies that benefit both […]

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The Chamber is a founding member of the #OneBorder coalition. Founded in 2016, the group brings together individuals, organizations, and communities from the United States and Mexico to strengthen the shared goals of security and prosperity and deepen the bonds of friendship. Last month, OneBorder held its fourth stakeholder meeting, this time in Tucson, Ariz. The […]

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Baja California Railroad (BJRR) continues its work to rehabilitate the desert line. The Garcia Station has improved commercial operations by providing increases in storage, cold rooms, and refrigerated deconsolidation areas. BJRR has optimized commercial operations of local companies with the United States noted by an increase in freight rate of 14 percent last February. This goes […]

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Governor Brown was joined by Democrat legislative leadership to introduce a 10-year, $52 billion proposal to address the state’s abysmal infrastructure system. A self-imposed deadline for passage of the bill was declared for April 6th, and the bill passed out of the Senate with two Democrats voting no, and one Republican voting yes, with the […]

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Former U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs, Robert McDonald joined San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Jerry Sanders and other local elected officials to celebrate the one year anniversary of Vets’ Community Connections (VCC). The Chamber funded the original research that led to the creation of VCC, and maintains leadership roles on the executive committee. […]

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As reported in last month’s Policy Update, the binational region has been working toward solutions to prevent future sewage spills originating from Mexico similar to what occurred in February. The International Boundary and Water Commission has concluded its investigation of the spill. The report, released March 31, is available here. The Minute 320 workgroup will […]

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